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Sudbury Superstack faces retirement by 2020

Vale’s iconic 1,250-foot (381-metre) Sudbury Superstack will be taken out of service and replaced with two smaller and more efficient..

February 27, 2017
Vale slashes Sudbury nickel refinery emissions

Vale slashes Sudbury nickel refinery emissions

$75 million project reduces metal particulate emissions by 90 per cent Vale has announced the completion of a $75 million Nickel Refinery..

November 14, 2016
Terrapure promotes centrifuges for slime pit cleanup

Terrapure promotes centrifuges for slime pit cleanup

Alternative to using a loader for slime removal Terrapure Environmental has developed an innovative way of cleaning slimes from sump pits..

November 14, 2016
Still a long way to go on diversity

Still a long way to go on diversity

Panel addresses inclusion of women and Aboriginals in mining industry When Anna Tudela walked into her first mining conference, she was the..

November 14, 2016

Sudbury to host mine rescue competition

The 10th International Mines Rescue Competition – IMRC 2016 – will be held in Sudbury from August 19 to August 26, 2016. Hosted by..

November 17, 2015
Ultra Deep Mining Network all fired up

Ultra Deep Mining Network all fired up

$46 million R&D initiative gives green light to 28 projects The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation’s (CEMI) Ultra Deep Mining..

May 20, 2015
MERC looks to the future

MERC looks to the future

New five-year business plan paves way for world-class research organization The Mineral Exploration Research Centre (MERC) has committed..

May 20, 2015

Vale delays IPO of base metals division, reports 3.2 billion loss

Vale is delaying the timeline of a possible IPO of its base metals division after an expected rebound in nickel prices failed to..

May 20, 2015
Vale automates slag dumping

Vale automates slag dumping

Operators discharge pots from comfort of the locomotive Watching the sudden discharge of redhot molten metal at the Vale slag pile has been..

February 26, 2015
Nickel, copper, PGMs and, now, honey

Nickel, copper, PGMs and, now, honey

Vale gets into the beekeeping business Nickel miner Vale has gone into the beekeeping business as a means of promoting biodiversity on a..

December 1, 2014
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